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Religion and Values

  • Published
    August 14, 2010

    September holiday draws concerns

    Muslims worry that the festive end of Ramadan may be seen as a salute to the 2001 terrorist attacks .

  • Published
    August 7, 2010

    Religion Calendar

    Today Yard and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., North Sebago Methodist Church. Organ and choral reading session, 8:30 a.m., designed for church musicians. There is a $25 fee. Call Beryl Samia at 967-5787. Church on the Cape, 3 Langsford Road, Cape Porpoise. Yard sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, […]

  • Published
    August 7, 2010

    Reflections: Faith teaches life continues

    For many years, I celebrated the wonders of nature. The beauty of its flowers, the soft caress of its many breezes in beautiful Maine. I felt especially, in its highways and byways, the healing caress of all that is good in life. I adored the singing of the birds, the laughter of children at play, […]

  • Published
    August 7, 2010

    Worship Spotlight: Lake Region Baptist Church, Raymond

    ADDRESS: 1273 Route 302 westbound, Box 900. DENOMINATION/AFFILIATION: Evangelical Baptist/American Baptist Churches of Maine. HISTORY: Lake Region Baptist Church started in 1986 with a weekly meeting at the home of Donald and Elizabeth Knowles on Sebago Lake in Raymond. The congregation later moved to the Real School for Sunday services, renting the facility for the […]

  • Published
    August 7, 2010

    More U.S. couples mixing religions

    A marriage that blends different faiths brings with it a new set of challenges – and compromises.

  • Published
    August 5, 2010

    Maine diocese blasts gay marriage ruling in Calif.

    The diocese was one of the big backers of a successful referendum to repeal Maine's gay marriage law.

  • Published
    July 31, 2010

    Reflections:Living in peace and joy makes the world a better place

    Would you like to live more peacefully with joy? On Aug. 14, a senior Hindu monk who is a chaplain at Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology will give a talk in South Portland on “The Secret of Peace and Joy.” Swami Tyagananda comes from the Sri Ramakrishna order, which has centers all over […]

  • Published
    July 31, 2010

    Religion Calendar

    Today Yard sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., also pancake breakfast, 8 to 11 a.m., St. Stephen the Martyr Episcopal Church, 424 Sokokis Trail (Route 5), Waterboro. Yard Sale and Strawberry Shortcake, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Peoples United Methodist Church, 310 Broadway, South Portland. Silent Retreat, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., prayer and meditation […]

  • Published
    July 31, 2010

    Worship spotlight: Church of All Saints-by-the-Sea in Southport

    ADDRESS: All Saints Road (off Route 238) DENOMINATION/AFFILIATION: Episcopalian HISTORY: Worship at this summer chapel started in the 1870s when the Rev. John Thomas Magrath, rector of Christ Church in Gardiner, held services in the field under the oak trees or in a cottage living room in case of inclement weather. The first service in […]

  • Published
    July 31, 2010
    Kenneth Howell

    University offers to rehire fired instructor

    Kenneth Howell was dismissed for backing the Roman Catholic stand on homosexuality.

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